# Why does water go down the plughole a different way once you cross the equator?

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If you're looking to find out if the theory is true that it spins differently in the 2 hemispheres, it is true. In Uganda, right on the equator there was a demonstration of this gravity effect. They had a large funnel on each side of the line, about 20 ft away, and one right on the line. They poured water in, set a leaf on the water for visual aid, and stilled the water. When they released the hole in the bottom, the water spun opposite directions on the 2 sides. When they did the same test on the line itself, the water didn't spin at all. It dropped straight thru the hole. When the dish became just a tiny bit off center, the water began to spin. Only directly in the center of the equator did it not spin. Amazing!
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# If you are on the equator would water go straight down the plug?

Although the principles of coriolis forces are well established, the forces involved in water going down the drain are so small that coriolis has less effect the the beating h

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# What way does water go down the drain?

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# Which way does the water go down the drain?

counter clockwise

# Which way does water go down the drain?

Downward. That is, toward the center of the Earth.

A; clockwise

# Which way does water go down a drain?

Contrary to popular belief, the water is not affected by the motion of the Earth, or by which hemisphere the bowl is in. Water drains in a downward direction. How water goe

clockwise

# What way does the water go down the draining system the US?

quite possibly in the direction of the sea.

# What way does water go down the toilet?

The vortex would depend on the side of the planet your on as gravity determines the direction

# Which way does water go down drain in Australia?

It may go down in any direction - depending on how the water was spinning at first. If the faucet which you use to fill a container is ever so slightly inclined to the left or

# Which way does water go down the drain in north America?

On the average, it goes directly toward the center of the earth, although it may proceed via a circuitous route, including circular rotation in either direction.
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# Which way does water go down the drain north and south of the equator?

Answer: anti-clockwise Answer: It may go down the drain in any direction, depending on previous conditions, and the shape of the drain. Coriolis effects are too small Tobe
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# Which way does the water go down the drain north of the equator?

Water drains clockwise or counter-clockwise depending on many factors, such as the shape of the drain and basin, the velocity vector of the injection water, etc. Unless the dr

# If a facet was exactly on the equator which way would the water spin going down the drain?

it wold inter change or go strait down
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# Why does water go down the drain one way?

Contrary to popular belief, it has nothing to do with the latitude or the Coriolis effect. Toilets and sinks drain in the directions they do because of the way water is direc
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# How does water go down the drain on the equator?

It is attracted gravitationally toward the center of the Earth, just as it is at any non-zero latitude.